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- Poetry Day – on the 28th September 2017 I will be reading with the Burgh Poets at St Ninian’s Library, Mayfield, Stirling form 12- 2 pm. Then I will be at the GOMA library in Glasgow for the Federation of Writers (Scotland) event,
National Poetry Day and Patchwork Poem in association with Glasgow Poetic Glasgow Poetry Festival 27th Sept – 11th Oct 2017 On 28th Sept at GoMA from 2 pm – 6 pm, a selection of writers will read or perform their work. There will also be a final feature performance from the Federation’s Makar Andy Jackson. He will also be presenting in celebration of National Poetry Day, the Patchwork Poem introduced by the Federation’s Executive Convenor Anne Connolly.
- Reading and Workshop On 29th November 2017, I will be reading at Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy on North Uist, at their Last Thursdays Poetry Event. The event is sponsored by Book Week Scotland, and the theme is nourishment. I will also be giving a workshop on Friday 1st December 10.30 – 12.30.
- Launch of Haggards I have a launch date! Haggards will be launched next year on February 10th. More news as I have it.